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Monday, June 5, 2017

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A tree swallow peeks out of one of the nesting boxes in our front field

Morning Observation:

This morning in Huntington at 7:55AM it’s currently 56 degrees and raining lightly under overcast skies. Winds are out of the south at 0-5 mph. Relative humidity is 85%, dewpoint 52, barometric pressure 29.77”. We picked up 0.04” of rain overnight. Yesterday’s high was 70, and the overnight low was 52.

Forecast:

An upper level low dropping out of southern Ontario this morning will bring unsettled conditions to the region through Tuesday. Scattered showers will develop across northern New York this afternoon and become widespread across the region tonight and Tuesday. Drier weather is expected for Wednesday and Thursday with chances for showers and thunderstorms returning Friday and Saturday. It’ looking like temperatures will remain below seasonal averages throughout the week.

We’ll see cloudy skies with a chance of showers this morning and a slight chance of thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs will be around 60 with southeast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 30 mph and increasing to 40 mph this afternoon. Chance of rain is 50%. Tonight showers are likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms until midnight. Lows will be around 50 with woutheast winds 15 to 20 mph gusting up to 40 mph. Chance of rain is 70%.

Tuesday showers are likely. Highs will be in the mid 50s with east winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain is 70%. Tuesday night showers are likely. Lows will be in the upper 40s with east winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain is 60%.

Wednesday’s looking partly sunny with highs in the upper 60s and light and variable winds. Wednesday night should be mostly clear with lows in the upper 40s.

Almanac:

Last year on this date we had a high of 68 and a low of 52.

Burlington averages for this date are highs of 73 and lows of 52.
The record high was 92°F in 1919.
The record low was 34°F in 1910.

Sky Notes:

Sunrise: 5:09 AM EDT
Sunset: 8:32 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 16h 35m
Length of Day: 15h 23m
Tomorrow will be 1m3s longer.

The Moon is waxing gibbous, 11 days old with 84% illumination.
Moonrise: 4:46 PM EDT
Moonset: 3:20 AM EDT

About Today’s Photo:

It looks like a pair of tree swallows is taking up residence in one of the nesting boxes in our front field. As we were working in our vegetable garden yesterday, the pair was making regular sorties bringing in nesting materials. It’s nice to have them around as they help control insects.

Panasonic GX8, Lumix 100-300mm lens @ 300mm, ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/640″ exposure

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